Behavioral Health Care Delivery

Jul 27, 2021
By integrating behavioral health into physical care and tapping into community partnerships, hospitals and health systems can develop culturally competent clinical solutions to better serve historically underrepresented individuals, writes Manish Sapra, M.D., executive director of the behavioral…
Jul 26, 2021
By integrating behavioral health into physical care and tapping into community partnerships, hospitals and health systems can develop culturally competent clinical solutions to better serve historically underrepresented individuals, writes Manish Sapra, M.D., executive director of the behavioral…
Jul 19, 2021
On this episode, I have an important conversation with Robert Trestman, M.D., chair for psychiatry and behavioral medicine at Carilion Clinic and a professor at the Viriginia Tech/Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, Va.
Jul 13, 2021
State Medicaid agencies can apply until 3 p.m. Aug. 13 for American Rescue Plan Act funding to establish community-based mobile crisis intervention services for individuals experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced.
Jul 6, 2021
Today researchers are expanding their focus to assess the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in psychiatry and therapy to include facial recognition, text analysis software and other tools. The aim is to supplement clinicians’ efforts to spot mental illnesses earlier and improve treatments…
Jun 24, 2021
EmPATH — Emergency Psychiatric Assessment, Treatment and Healing — is a new approach designed to guide patients safely through a current mental health crisis while building coping skills that will guide them through future challenges, writes Lewis Zeidner, system director, clinical triage and…
Jun 24, 2021
EmPATH — or Emergency Psychiatric Assessment, Treatment and Healing — is designed to guide patients safely through a current crisis while building coping skills that will guide them through future challenges. Though it just opened in March, this unit is moving emergency mental health care in a new…
Jun 17, 2021
Seven in 10 U.S. adults who are parents and/or care for an adult with a health condition or who is at risk for COVID-19 reported at least one recent adverse mental health symptom when surveyed between December 2020 and March 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Jun 17, 2021
The AHA released the next People Matter, Words Matter poster. The latest downloadable poster focuses on the commonness of mental health conditions and diagnoses, because knowing the facts is one of the best ways to reduce stigma.
May 27, 2021
The AHA urges Congress and the Biden Administration to prioritize funding for the infrastructure that supports the behavioral health needs of the country. These investments will not only help to stymie the wave of unmet demand for behavioral health services that has been growing for decades, but…